Mission & Ministry

Mission is an important part of our faith. Walking in the footsteps of Christ, our congregations gather to help those in need. We aim to provide safe havens for children; to feed those who would go without food; and to pray for those who need it most. Click below to learn more about how the Reading Lutheran Parish is working to make our community a better place.

Penn Street Market Prayer Table

In 2016, the Reading Lutheran Parish began a new mission: a weekly prayer table at the Penn Street Market.

From June through September, Reading Lutheran Parish pastors and volunteers set up among the vendors to offer spiritual nourishment to those in need of prayer.

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Youth & Children’s Ministries

The Reading Lutheran Parish and its congregations recognize the importance of reaching the children of Reading, Pa. Several of our congregations offer after-school ministries to provide healthy meals, help with school work and give them a safe place to go.

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Food Ministries

One in seven people in Pennsylvania struggles with hunger. In Berks County, the rate is even higher. The congregations of the Reading Lutheran Parish understand the need to serve our neighbors in need.

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